This is Al on Channel 6 TV in Iran, live. The programme was supposed to be about the so-called Russian spy ring that had recently apparently been uncovered in the United States, and which had generated amused rather than concerned interest on both sides of the Atlantic. It was difficult to fill a slot of nearly an hour with analysis of such a non-event, so the ambit of the programme was widened somewhat, eg what effect will this have on American-Russian relations in the global context, and so... Topics: alleged Russian spy ring in the United States, Anna Chapman, BP, British Petroleum, Duncan...
byIRIB, Amir Tahouri, Alexander Baron and Bob Ayers
This is Al speaking on Iranian TV, with simultaneous Farsi translation. His sparring partner is Bob Ayers, and Amir Tahouri is in the chair. Topics: Amir Tahouri, bail out, bailout, debt crisis, Farsi, Greece, IRIB, Major Douglas, riba, Social...